A federal judge in Alabama says local school board has failed to meet legal mandate to integrate.
Coupled with Marcus Smart’s run-in with a Texas Tech fan, Liam Day says the backlash new Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans faced from Auburn fans indicates that some of them just need to get lives.
A Birmingham minister carried a torch while Martin Luther King was in jail. I sat in his church for seventeen years and never knew.
It’s always nice to see someone use a position of power to lend a helping hand with absolutely no hint of an ulterior motive.
Twice, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the boys’ convictions, the first time, issuing a landmark decision on the right to effective assistance of counsel, and the second time invalidating a trial that included no black jurors
Wil Elrick is 6’7″. He wrestled a bear. But he’ll surprise you with what else he likes to – and will – do.
JJ Vincent confirms some of those things we believe about the South, and asks us to forget one very important one.
Since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, nothing is stopping politicians from disenfranchising poor, elderly, and student voters.
This latest ruling means the three South Carolina provisions will remain temporarily blocked until the court holds a full trial on the statute
So desperate for food and shelter, an Alabama man did the unthinkable this week: robbing a bank so he could turn himself in and get sent to jail.
Apparently, there is an appropriate way to be a black man in 2013. Christian Coleman wants to discuss why it is that he doesn’t give a damn.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
More than 80 years after their conviction and almost 15 years after the final man died, the Scottsboro Boys will be pardoned for crimes they did not commit.
The debates we have about parenting are marked by judgmentalism and paranoia. Enough.
“The wound is the place where the light enters you” ~Rumi (on parenting?) One morning when my older son was 6 year old, he would not get out of bed until 7:45–30 minutes before school[Read More...]
Now and in the future a career in men’s health offers the full package for job seekers.
A train that circumnavigates the world encapsulates it rather well, providing some intriguing social commentary along the way.
An unfortunately-named file attachment carries with it a world of connotations in Ann Clark’s poem about a résumé and aging.
This guy even has his own theme song.
Andrea Lawful-Trainer tells the story of when a business associate told her to tone down her personality.
Alex Yarde looks at Marvel’s recent diversity moves with cautious optimism.
Think music is just for listening purposes? Think again.
Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.
Brandon Greene is facing a balancing act: doing what’s best for his arriving son while not losing pieces of himself.
What do you need to go from IDK to DIY Hero?
Tony the Tiger: Dude’s grrr-eat. What’s not to love?
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.